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  1. Lawmaker has grim task of ID'ing those who died in firesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    Assemblyman Jim Wood , Rep. Jared Huffman and state Sen. Mike McGuire are briefed on the firestorm Oct. 10 by Sheriff Tom Allman in Redwood Valley . Assemblyman Jim Wood , Rep. Jared Huffman and state Sen. Mike McGuire are briefed on the firestorm Oct. 10 by Sheriff Tom Allman in Redwood Valley .

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  2. State lawmaker may be tasked to identifying constituents who died in firesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    From left, state Assemblyman Jim Wood, Rep. Jared Huffman and state Sen. Mike McGuire are briefed on the current firestorm situation by Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman in Redwood Valley, Calif. on Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017.

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  3. Jacoby Creek School recognized for academic achievements, named U.S. Blue Ribbon SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    Jacoby Creek School Principal Melanie Nannizzi smiles at students on Wednesday morning as the school board President Shari Lovett shows them a copy of a declaration from California 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman . The declaration was read into the congressional record to honor the school's recognition as a U.S. Blue Ribbon School for 2017.

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  4. Mendocino County forms recovery strategy as firefighters gain groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Mendocino County is looking forward as the forces battling the Mendocino Lake Complex Fire gain control. Cal Fire announced 60 percent containment in Potter Valley Tuesday morning, appearing to ease residents' worry a bit, while most have been let back into their neighborhoods.

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  5. Seeking bilingual services during the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | The Willits News

    As of 2 p.m. Monday, all mandatory evacuations were lifted in the Mendocino Lake Complex fire. Some 38,500 acres were burned and the fire as of Monday afternoon was 50 percent contained.

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  6. Benefits, cancellations and events postponed due to firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Visitors walk past the planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Visitors walk past the planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

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  7. Sebastopol firefighters keep a close watch on a fire in the Oakmont...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Sebastopol firefighters keep a close watch on a fire in the Oakmont neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Ca. on Tuesday October 10, 2017.

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  8. The a Forgottena Fire: Mendocino County criticizes wildfire coverage blindspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Congressman Jared Huffman and Assemblyman Jim Wood photograph a helicopter taking water at the Cape Horn Dam on the Eel River  Thursdayafternoon. PETER ARMSTRONG For information on the Mendocino Lake Complex fire - including evacuation areas and shelters - and to check the status of your home, call 707-467-6428.

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  9. Mendocino Lake Complex Fire: ICE suspending immigration enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Congressman Huffman announced Friday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has suspended all non-criminal immigration enforcement operations at wildfire evacuation sites or shelters due to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast. Rep. Huffman urges all residents, regardless of immigration status, to seek shelter and follow public safety and evacuation warnings, without any threat of action by ICE.

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  10. US: Sonoma County wildfires grow; winds expected FridayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | Crofs Blogs

    Via the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat , a liveblog of the morning so far: Sonoma County fires grow; winds expected Friday . A quick look at overnight and early morning news about the five active fires in Sonoma County plus news from Mendocino, Lake and other North Bay counties.

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  11. Real Estate Community Faces Devastating Impact of Wildfires in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    The world is ablaze for residents of Northern California. Although the population has experienced large-scale wildfires before-persevering through the Rocky, Jerusalem and Valley fires in the past few years-the immediate danger in Northern California is proving to be a devastating event, leaving whole neighborhoods burned to the ground.

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  12. Senators ask President to maintain protections that would block Pebble ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | Mining Engineering

    More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which produces about half of the world's sockeye salmon. These protections, if left in place, would block the development of the proposed Pebble Project, a massive gold and copper deposit in the Bristol Bay watershed.

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  13. Democrats call EPA's Bristol Bay move 'inconsistent with basic logic'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | WICU12 Erie

    More than 40 congressional Democrats on Wednesday sent a letter to the White House expressing "deep concern" over the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to "reverse clean water safeguards" for an area of Alaska that is home to the world's most valuable wild salmon fishery. The EPA's move, if finalized, would make it more likely a large gold and copper mine could be built in the Bristol Bay watershed, the lawmakers warned.

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  14. The Latest: EPA to review comment request on Alaska proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will review a request to extend the public comment period on its proposal to lift the restrictions on mining it once pursued for Alaska's Bristol Bay region. Democratic U.S. House and Senate members wrote President Donald Trump on Wednesday, asking that his administration hold more hearings on the proposal and extend the public comment period.

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  15. Huffman vows to bolster federal assistance for California fire responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Times-Standard

    Rep. Jared Huffman released the following statement in response to the devastating fires that continue to burn throughout the North Bay and the North Coast: “Our hearts are heavy this week as multiple fires continue to ravage communities in Mendocino and Sonoma Counties, and across Northern California. These fires have claimed lives, devastated neighborhoods, and displaced thousands of people.

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  16. Legislators: Mendocino County a suffering just as mucha as other areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Wood and Huffman, as well as state Sen. Mike McGuire surveyed the damage there before going to the Willits shelter and said they saw small areas still burning, making law enforcements' orders for residents to stay away from their homes right now very necessary. Huffman, who observed scorched neighborhoods in Santa Rosa yesterday said the conditions in Mendocino County are just as terrible, with population density being the only difference between losses in the two areas.

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  17. Huffman among Congress members urging FCC not to lower broadband standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Responding to an FCC notice that it is looking into lowering the national broadband standard, 45 House Democrats - including Rep. Jared Huffman - have sent a letter opposing that action to Chairman Ajit Pai. The FCC will consider changing the current standard to 10/1 mbps, as well as a finding that internet access through a cellphone plan is a sufficient household substitute for fixed broadband, according to Huffman's office.

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  18. Congressman Huffman hopeful for gun control action after Las Vegas shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    North Coast legislators Rep. Jared Huffman and state Sen. Mike McGuire have joined those again sounding the call for gun control policy after the mass shooting Sunday night in Las Vegas. About 10 minutes was all it took for the shooter, identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, to kill 59 people including himself and injure 500 more from his hotel room.

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  19. Film: 'Architects of Denial' movie executive producers meet with U.S. ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency, Armenia October 3, 2017 Tuesday 'Architects of Denial' movie executive producers meet with U.S. legislators, highlight importance of Armenian Genocide recognition YEREVAN, OCTOBER 3, ARMENPRESS. Dean Cain and Montel Williams – executive producers of the powerful anti-genocide documentary "Architects of Denial" - joined the Armenian National Committee of America on Capitol Hill last week in calling on U.S. legislators to reject Turkey's gag-rule and adopt legislation applying the lessons of the Armenian Genocide to the prevention of future atrocities, ANCA told Armenpress.

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  20. Marin leaders say Las Vegas slaughter demands gun reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Marin Independent Journal

    In the wake of the Las Vegas concert shooting that killed at least 59 and injured hundreds, Marin's representatives in the state and federal government said enough is enough. Rep. Jared Huffman, a Democrat whose district includes Marin County, said this is a time for mourning and action, and that while Congress offers “thoughts and prayers,” policy is what will prevent gun violence.

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